Why Do We Celebrate World Diabetes Day?

World Diabetes Day is a day to address issues facing the global diabetes community and is also is Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday. In case you’re not familiar, Banting and his assistant Charles Best co-discovered insulin in the 1920’s. They were both extremely important pioneers in diabetes research.

Tips for Traveling with Type One Diabetes

The holidays are just around the corner. Many diabetics may be traveling from one city to another to be with loved ones. During the year, people may also travel for business or vacation… Continue reading

T1D Exposed Nude

Hope you are all having a wonderful Diabetes Awareness Month! For those like me who battle with type 1 diabetes on a daily basis, it can be very difficult. Sometimes you feel like… Continue reading

World Diabetes Day: What I Want You To Know

Today I {again} changed my Facebook profile picture. It’s my goal to spread a lot of awareness this month for Type 1 Diabetes. I think JDRF has helped us greatly in creating this… Continue reading

OmniPod Recall

Over the last week or so, I’ve had to call OmniPod Support four times! My pods failing to deploy & insert the cannual (tube) during setup. Insulet Corp (makers of the OmniPod) have… Continue reading

#T1DLooksLikeMe

I am Calla Michalski. I am currently 27 years old and have been living with Type 1 Diabetes for 18 years. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and T1D looks like me! If you… Continue reading

Dear Aunt Flo

This is a post for my female readers, and those old enough to experience their monthly cycles. To all my male readers, this post may be a little TMI, but it’s your choice… Continue reading

2015 JDRF One Walk

Thank you for everyone’s donations to JDRF and being a part of the JDRF family on Walk day.

Two Languages

September 30th “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!

Grinds My Gears

September 23rd “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!